[NL2-NL10] nl10 88 SB.

    • TheBrood
      Joined: 17.07.2008 Posts: 4,382
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      0.05/0.1 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy Elephant 0.65 by www.pokerstrategy.com.

      Preflop: Hero is SB with 8:heart: , 8:diamond:
      2 folds, MP1 calls $0.10, 4 folds, Hero calls $0.05, BB checks.

      Flop: ($0.30) T:club: , A:heart: , 8:spade: (3 players)
      Hero bets $0.20, BB folds, MP1 calls $0.20.

      Turn: ($0.70) 4:spade: (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.60, MP1 calls $0.60.

      River: ($1.90) T:diamond: (2 players)
      Hero bets $1.20, MP1 calls $1.20.

      Final Pot: $4.30

      How do I get his stack without scaring him off?
  • 4 replies
    • Coreprime
      Joined: 24.06.2007 Posts: 368
      88 is good enough for me to isolate the limper preflop, so I would raise it.

      Flop and turnbets are fine.
      I would have bet the river bigger. Maybe you could try to overbet the river,
      in case that he made trips and because he has fishy stats with a high WTS, although the samplesize is way too small.
    • dallievas
      Joined: 30.11.2007 Posts: 822
      agree with Coreprime.I'd bet more on the river,you should not fear because his stats looks like calling station's and against them b/b/b is ok.
      About isolation raise preflop: i dont know if it's good idea against such opp (calling station) because u don't have much FE and u will be OOP.Against more adequate opp isolation is better decision.
      Good luck :)
    • Jumbles
      Joined: 06.10.2007 Posts: 190
      Originally posted by TheBrood
      How do I get his stack without scaring him off?
      If you had bet pot on the flop (he's not folding for 1 more bb!), then followed the same line.

      After the flop, the pot will be 90c. Bet 80c on turn which villain calls and that will make the pot 2.50. River bet of $2 takes his stack. You could even bet 70c on the turn and leave him with a pot sized bet on the river.

      That extra 10c on the flop earns you his remaining dollar quite comfortably, it makes a big difference. Flop bet sizing can have a remarkable effect on the value taken from a hand.

      For example:

      Pot is 90c after preflop action.

      I bet half pot in one hand on the flop and two thirds in another. Then bet two thirds pot on turn and river in both.

      Hand A - 1/2 pot flop bet.

      Flop - pot = 90 + (45+45) = 1.80
      Turn - pot = 1.80 + (1.20+1.20) = 4.20
      River - pot = 4.20 + (2.80+2.80) = 9.80

      Final pot = 9.80 at showdown.

      Hand B - 2/3 pot flop bet.

      Flop - pot = 90c + (60+60) = 2.10
      Turn - pot = 2.10 + (1.40+1.40) = 4.90
      River - pot = 4.90 + (3.25+3.25) = 12.40

      Final pot = 12.40 at showdown.

      Betting 15c (1.5bb) more on the flop means an extra $2.60 (26 bb) in the pot by the river!

      If you're aim is three streets of value, I'd recommend keeping it in mind. It's extremely handy for calling stations :D You can bet slightly more than you normally would and build a significantly bigger pot. Don't go mad with it, though!

      Hope that all makes sense, I'm just about to head for bed and I can't be bothered to check if my mental arithmetic holds up, so if it's wrong, I'm happy to be corrected ;)
    • srohack
      Joined: 02.12.2006 Posts: 1,908
      just bet pot or close to pot flop + turn and shove river against this donks